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Android 2.3 to hit the HTC Desire HD, Desire Z, Desire, Incredible S

Android 2.3 to hit the HTC Desire HD, Desire Z, Desire, Incredible S

27 February, 2011 | comments (167)

Don't worry HTC owners, you are not forgotten. According to spokesman Android 2.3 Gingerbread is definitely in the works for the HTC Desire HD, HTC Desire Z, the original Desire and the Incredible S. The updates are scheduled for Q2, so that means...

Tags: HTC, Touch UI, Android


Samsung Galaxy S to get updated in Germany and Italy this March

Samsung Galaxy S to get updated in Germany and Italy this March

27 February, 2011 | comments (21)

A tweet from a source close to Samsung Germany says that the Samsung I9000 Galaxy S will soon get a Gingerbread update. Samsung Italy on the other hand says they will be pushing Android 2.2.1 instead. Sounds interesting... Here's the tweet...


Samsung Galaxy Mini and Galaxy Ace hit O2 UK in March

Samsung Galaxy Mini and Galaxy Ace hit O2 UK in March

27 February, 2011 | comments (18)

O2 is launching the new line of small Samsung Android phones in the UK. The handset in question - the Samsung Galaxy Mini and the Galaxy Ace will be available to O2 customers in March, which is just around the corner. Both phones run Android...

Tags: Samsung, Touch UI


New video demo of Symbian^3 updated text input and browser

New video demo of Symbian^3 updated text input and browser

26 February, 2011 | comments (280)

We found a new video showing the much awaited, yet-to-be released Symbian ^3 update that will bring split-screen text input and some major browser improvements to phones such as Nokia N8, C7, C6-01 and E7. The split-screen typing ability is...

Tags: Nokia, Touch UI


HTC Merge goes official, will be offered by multiple US carriers

HTC Merge goes official, will be offered by multiple US carriers

25 February, 2011 | comments (23)

After the HTC Merge images leaked a while ago, now the Taiwanese company finally makes the phone official. The device is also HTC's first Android-based CDMA/GSM dual mode phone or "world phone" as they call it States-side. The HTC Merge runs...

Tags: HTC, Touch UI


Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL to hit Germany (and India) in three days

Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL to hit Germany (and India) in three days

25 February, 2011 | comments (90)

The Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL is just about to hit the shelves in Germany and India. Pre-orders are already accepted and the most eager customers will be able to get their hands on one come Monday. The Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL was announced a three...

Tags: Samsung, Touch UI


A sneak peak at Symbian's new homescreen

A sneak peak at Symbian's new homescreen

25 February, 2011 | comments (93)

During a recent Nokia event in China a sneak look at what appears to be a revamped Symbian was leaked. It looks like a Nokia N8 with a different homescreen layout. You can see a dedicated status bar, which is different than the current one on...


HTC Incredible S now shipping in the UK, get it with Vodafone or O2

HTC Incredible S now shipping in the UK, get it with Vodafone or O2

25 February, 2011 | comments (8)

The HTC Incredible S has been available for pre-order at Amazon Germany for a while now, but as of today itís available on a contract with UK from O2, Vodafone and Orange, although prices for Orange are not available just yet. In a tweet,...

Tags: HTC, Touch UI


HTC Aria gets an Android 2.2 Froyo update in the AT&T network

HTC Aria gets an Android 2.2 Froyo update in the AT&T network

25 February, 2011 | comments (7)

It certainly was a long wait, but it was probably worth it. AT&T is finally pushing the Android 2.2 update to their version of the HTC Aria. The American carrier seems to be on a roll as this is the second Froyo update this week. So if you have...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


iOS 4.3 is ready for next week launch, iPhone 5 might have NFC

iOS 4.3 is ready for next week launch, iPhone 5 might have NFC

24 February, 2011 | comments (102)

According to people close to Apple, the iOS 4.3 has reached Gold status and should become available rather soon. Meanwhile an Apple patent sketch reveals unknown iPhone with an eWallet icon that can mean only one thing - Apple is or have been...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, iOS, Rumors


Ouch! Samsung Galaxy S II available on pre-order now

Ouch! Samsung Galaxy S II available on pre-order now

24 February, 2011 | comments (173)

Galaxy S II - Samsung's most advanced phone up to date - has just popped on pre-order at a UK online retailer. The offer says it can be yours on 31 March for £650. This price will definitely empty lots of wallets. We know flagships are meant to...


HTC Salsa and ChaCha in UK in June, the Incredible S in March

HTC Salsa and ChaCha in UK in June, the Incredible S in March

24 February, 2011 | comments (7)

HTC's Facebook-loving duo, the HTC Salsa and HTC ChaCha, will be arriving at the UK in June. Also in the UK, the HTC Incredible S is on pre-order right now and will be available much sooner than its SNS-infused siblings. The HTC Salsa and HTC...


The AT&T Captivate finally getting the Froyo treatment

The AT&T Captivate finally getting the Froyo treatment

24 February, 2011 | comments (11)

Today is the day that the Samsung Captivate is getting Android 2.2 Froyo. And it's been a long wait for the owners of the phone, considering the Galaxy S got its upgrade last year. Here's hoping this time around the update process will be...


WP7 update for Samsung phones halted due to performance issues

WP7 update for Samsung phones halted due to performance issues

23 February, 2011 | comments (100)

It doesn't matter how minor an update is something may always go wrong. On Monday Microsoft released the first update for their WP7 OS and today they are starting to pull it out due to bricking issues some Samsung devices. The company found a...


OTA Android 2.3.3 update for the Nexus S and Nexus One rolls out

OTA Android 2.3.3 update for the Nexus S and Nexus One rolls out

23 February, 2011 | comments (57)

Google announced in a tweet that an over-the-air update to Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread has been rolled out for the Google Nexus S and the Google Nexus One. Itís been a long wait for Nexus One owners, as Gingerbread has been on the Nexus S for more...


Palm Pre Plus gets webOS 2.1 in Germany starting now

Palm Pre Plus gets webOS 2.1 in Germany starting now

22 February, 2011 | comments (17)

Now that's a surprise - HP officially confirmed that the Pre Plus won't get a chance to taste webOS 2 and yet here comes the update. As of today owners of the O2 Palm Pre Plus can get the over-the-air firmware package that takes their smartphones to...


Microsoft releases first WP7 update, not the one you expected

Microsoft releases first WP7 update, not the one you expected

22 February, 2011 | comments (55)

Microsoft just announced the availability of the first update for its new Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system. Unfortunately it's not the one that adds copy-paste and we've all been waiting for. Instead this update comes to pave the way for...


Motorola Atrix 4G now available for $130, $500 with lapdock

Motorola Atrix 4G now available for $130, $500 with lapdock

22 February, 2011 | comments (47)

The Motorola Atrix 4G is now available in the US from several stores and predictably, the price at each store varies. Prices start from $129.99 with an AT&T contract or you can go for the bundle with the laptop dock included. The cheapestMotorola...


Blackberry Storm 3 look-alike shown on video, heads to Verizon

Blackberry Storm 3 look-alike shown on video, heads to Verizon

21 February, 2011 | comments (28)

A new Blackberry touchscreen device has been spotted on a video and it suspiciously looks like the Storm 3. It has the touchscreen bar form factor, a trackpad and what looks like the Blackberry OS 6.1. The device is bound for Verizon USA....


Nokia C5-03 Illuvial likes pink, plays hard to find

Nokia C5-03 Illuvial likes pink, plays hard to find

21 February, 2011 | comments (48)

The Nokia Illuvial collection has silently received a new member - the Nokia C5-03. On the inside, the phone hasn't changed but it has new makeup on the outside, with pink decals on the back and a matching wallpaper image on the front. Previous...